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Workflow status "In progress" remains after everything has been executed

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

Hello,

I'm running into a problem with visual studio workflows I'm using in my solution. It appears that some workflows randomly don't finish while the same workflow finishes just fine for an other listitem. So I got a small test envoirment which creates 30 listitems and starts the same workflow (with 1 task inside) for all those items. After that I got some custom code which alters every task to be finished. So when the problem appears the task inside the workflow is finished, but the workflow itself remains "In progress".

Only 3 - 5 out of 30 workflows usually remain "In progress" and sometimes every workflow is finished, so I'm wondering what the cause could be here? Sometimes a single workflow also remains "In progress" so the heavy load due to many workflows being finished at the same time can't be the reason in my opinion.




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